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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Xanthoma \Xan*tho"ma\, n. [NL. See {Xantho-}, and {-oma}.]
     A skin disease marked by the development or irregular
     yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids;
     -- called also {xanthelasma}.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       n : a skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and
           neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules; sometimes
           attributable to disturbances of cholesterol metabolism

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